27 October 2017


Henry Moore Masterpiece Old Flo Reinstated By Tower Hamlets Mayor 

A bronze sculpture by Henry Moore that was the subject of an ownership battle when corrupt former mayor Lutfer Rahman attempted to sell it for millions at auction, has been reinstated in East London.

27 July 2015


Tracey Emin Upsets Neighbours With Plans To Demolish Local Landmark Building

Tracey Emin has come up against opposition from her Shoreditch neighbours, after submitting plans to demolish a local landmark building and replace it with a contemporary David Chipperfield designed home and studio structure. Local conservationists have expressed outrage after an application to demolish the three-storey historic building in Spitalfields, East London became know. Comments on Twitter and on the Facebook […]

7 November 2012


Henry Moore Sculpture Sold As Mayor Defies Public Opinion

A Cross-party Committee raised serious concerns tonight about the ‘inadequate’ process undertaken when a sculpture by the British Modernist artist Henry Moore was put up for auction by the council. Tower Hamlets culturally deficient Mayor, Lutfur Rahman has tonight defied over one and a half thousand petitioners who have called on him not to sell […]

8 October 2012


Tower Hamlets Henry Moore Sold To Pay Front-line Services

Tower Hamlets Council are to sell off an important Henry Moore sculpture in order to pay for front-line services. it was decided that it could no longer keep the sculpture safe from scrap metal thieves, on council property. Draped Seated Woman was valued at at least £17m earlier this year. The council said the rising […]